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Be severely reprimanded.‘Paul kept his mouth shut and looked apologetic—we got hell’‘I'm going to catch hell if she reads this’
be severely reprimanded, be upbraided, be scolded, get a scolding, be admonished, be castigated, be rebuked, be chastised, be censured, be criticized severely, be taken to task, get into trouble, be hauled over the coalsView synonyms
- ‘If I didn't already tell you, I was a prima ballerina… if anyone reading this can think of a more manly name for ballerina, please let me know, because I got hell in school because of it.’
- ‘Of course, nothing is sweeter to a kid than imagining their parent getting hell from some other bigger older parent.’
- ‘If I hear any fighting you're going to get hell, okay mister?’
- ‘But the chauffeur knew he'd get hell from her if he didn't help her, so he quickly extended his hand to her.’
- ‘I was going to get hell for that whenever I return to school after the cruise.’
- ‘Or just about anything, because trying to spare the person that I'm seeing or involved with at that time because it seems to be a lot of - I mean, he's probably going to get hell if he went home, if he said the truth and went home.’
- ‘Did I ever get hell from my dad about it - he wasn't as violent back then, but he sure roughed me up a lot.’
- ‘There's no way you could have gone home as drunk as you were and not get hell from your aunt, so you must have crashed somewhere.’
- ‘He had probably spent four hours getting hell from her for what she had read in my journals.’
- ‘They are going to get hell when the social worker visits next month from the police.’
- ‘‘In the forest…’ Christopher trailed off, knowing he was going to get hell for a response like that.’
- ‘He's going to get hell about the mess here though.’
- ‘I get hell when I get home: ‘These stains will NEVER come out.’’
- ‘Randy still wasn't comfortable telling anyone Calvin's name; for fear that Calvin could get hell from the police.’
- ‘Neither one of us wants to have children, because we feel that passing on our genes would be a form of child abuse (sure, they're great in adults, but kids like us get hell in school).’
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